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1801 Schmidt, HeinzLt8/9/1923Hornau9/StG-1 (S.U.) Ju 87D-3 Werk # 100342 (lost 9/26/43) Dive Bomber Operational Clasp KIA with unnamed crew 26 September, 1943 when their ac exploded in mid-air over Alexandrowka. Ju 87 Loss List
1802 Schmidt, HeinzLt5/KG-51 (S.U.) Ju 88A-5 Werk # 4328 "9K + CN" (lost 6/22/41) Bomber Operational Clasp MIA with unnamed crew 22 June, 1941, cause unknown (Ju 88 Loss List). Added: Remaining crew (MIA): Uffz Arno Fritze, Obs; Gefr Karl Rinagel (or Kinagel), R/O and Gefr Walter Waske, Gnr, all "Missing in Russia". Only Uffz Fritze is listed in the VDK (D.Drury). This was day one of Operation Barbarossa!
1803 Schmidt, HeinzUffz8/KG-3 (7/44)He 111H-16 Werk # 160972 "5K + LS" (lost 7/29/44)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with his entire crew, 29 July, 1944, when they failed to return from a V1 launching raid over London. Remaining crew: Uffz Adolf Schneider, Obs; Uffz Alban Schorer, R/O; Ogefr Otto Hemmer, Flt Engr and Uffz Hans Seufert, Gnr (D.Drury).
1804 Schmidt, Heinz 'Johnny'Hptm4/19/2020Bad Homburg v.d.H1732(Erg)/J.Gr. Merseburg (40), 4/JG-52 (5/42 S.U.), 5/JG-52 (7/42 S.U.),Stfkpt 6/JG-52 (9/43 Karlowka, S.U.; 12/42)Bf 109E "Black 3" (41), Bf 109F-2 Werk # 5541 "White 13 + -" (lost 8/12/41), Bf 109F-4 "White 4" in 4 Staffel, Bf 109G-2 Werk # 14556 (lost 1/15/43), all in 4/JG-52, Bf 109G-6 Wk# 15903 "Yellow 7 + -" (lost 9/5/43) in 6/JG-52 RK(8/23/42)-EL(9/16/42)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(8/31/42)
EP(7/6/42)
EK 1(11/9/40) & 2(10/22/40)
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp w/Pendant
MIA 5 September, 1943 at Kotelwa-Senkow, near Markor S.U. reportedly shot down mistakenly by a Hungarian fighter pilot. Channel pilot. One of Barkhorns tutors. Shot down twice many miles behind enemy lines in Wk# 5541 & 14556, he successfully returned to duty. 700 combat missions, all victories probably in Russia. His first known Soviet victory, an Il-2 E of Protopopowka on 26 May, 1942. An Il-2 on 23 July, 1942. A LaGG-3 and two Il-2s on 21 August, 1942. Three Pe-2s on 22 August, 1942. Two LaGG-3s, an Il-2 and an I-180 on 23 August, 1942. Seven LaGG-3s on 24 August, 1942!! Five LaGG-3s on 17 September, 1942. A LaGG-3 and an Il-2 on 1 December, 1942. An Il-2 on 2 December, 1942. Two Il-2s and a LaGG-3 on 8 December, 1942. Two Il-2s and a Yak-4 on 10 December, 1942. A P-39 on 28 July, 1943. Three Yak-1s, a LaGG-5 and an Il-2 (m.H.) on 4 August, 1943. Two Yak-1s and an Il-2 (m.H.) on 5 August, 1943.


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1805 Schmidt, Heinz HugoUffz10/13/19122/KGzbV-1 (5/40 Werl) Ju 52/3m Werk # unk "1Z + ?K" (lost 5/10/40) Transport Operational Clasp His ac reported lost 10 May, 1940 at Leiden, cause and pilot and crew disposition unknown. Netherland Loss Registry. Added: The target this date was Moerdijk; the ac was sd by a Fokker T-V near Wassenaar, Netherlands. Uffz Schmidt was KIA, buried Ysselsteyn BH-7-166. Remaining crew (Survived): Lt F.Ebert, Obs; Ofw K.Scherfling, R/O and Uffz H.Müller, Mech (Find-A-Grave by Fred).
1806 Schmidt, Heinz JoachimObstlt10/26/1906 1/KG-55 (6/42), Kdr II/KG-4 (8/42), Kdr KG-4 (1/43) He 111H Pilot-Observer Badge (7/17/42)
EP (12/21/42), EK 1 & 2, Bomber Operational Clasp in Bronze (6/30/42)
Pilot-Observer Badge detail found on his award document on Ebay. Additional detail found on LOCS. Bomber Clasp Document found online.
1807 Schmidt, Heinz WernerUffz6/NJG-101 Do 217N Werk # Unk (lost 6/26/44) Night Fighter Operational Clasp Pilot survived a crash at Cesky Krumlov, Cz. on 26 June, 1944, due to a technical problem. Remaining crew: Uffz Heinz Jansen, R/O (survived) and Ogefr Wilhelm Knufer, Mech (KIC) (F.Braun). Pilot aka as Hans Werner Schmidt.
1808 Schmidt, Karl HeinzFw71/JG-77 (11/43), 11(Sturm)/JG-3 (5/44)Bf 109 in JG-77, Fw 190A-8/R2 Werk# 670777
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 3 August, 1944; Combat with a four engine bomber, Lechtaler/Alpen. Mombeek MIA List. One known victory, his 1st, a Spitfire south southeast of Lavariano Italy, 30 November, 1943. A P-40 over northern Italy, 15 December, 1943. These victories over Italy may be attributed to a different Karl Schmidt. His 1st per the Perry Claims, a B-17 NE of Mannheim on 13 April, 1944. His 2nd per OKL, a B-24 in the area of Peine-Wolfsburg on 8 May, 1944. His 3rd, a B-17 (HSS) at Nidda on 12 May, 1944. His 4th & 5th, a P-38 and a B-17 at Nauen, W of Berlin, on 24 May, 1944. A 6th, a B-17 (e.V.) at Stendal on 29 May, 1944. A B-17 (HSS) at Brandenburg on 30 May, 1944, referred to as his 6th by OKL. His 7th, per OKL, a B-24 at Lechtaler Alpen on 3 August, 1944, the date of his death.
1809 Schmidt, Karl HeinzLtStab II/JG-26 (joins 4/43), 4/JG-26Fw 190A-4 Werk # 40667 "White 10" (lost 9/3/43)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 3 September, 1943 during aerial combat in "White 10" when he was hit by B-17 return fire over Champenoux. He bailed from his AC, but his chute did not open.
1810 Schmidt, Karl HeinzUffz1Sturmstaffel 1 (4/44)Fw 190A EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, his 1st, a B-17 (HSS) at Mannheim on 13 April, 1944.
1811 Schmidt, Karl HeinzFw11/JG-54 (11/43 S.U.)Fw 190A EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
His first known victory, a Soviet Il-2 on 29 November, 1943. This could be Lt Schmitt of I/JG-54, KIA in January, 1944, but inconclusive.
1812 Schmidt, Karl HeinzGefr3/JG-1Fw 190A-8 Werk # 680153 "Yellow 3" (lost)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 28 May, 1944 during aerial combat at Helmstedt. No known grave.
1813 Schmidt, Karl HeinzGefr4/JG-53 (Reich Def)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 440193 (lost 3/4/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 4 March, 1944 during aerial combat with a B-17 and a P-47 in the Kreckel/Sinzig area.
1814 Schmidt, Karl HeinzOblt5/22/1920Schleswig11/NJG-6 (4/44), Adj IV/NJG-6 (12/44 Kitzingen)Bf 110F-4 (lost 4/15/44), Bf 110G-4 Werk # 180537 "2Z + BF" (lost 12/4/44) EP (4/12/43), EK 1 & 2, Wound Badge, Night Fighter Operational Clasp Pilot reported killed at Neibsheim 4 December, 1944, no furter detail. His two unnamed crew bailed safely. Added: Loss location also described as the vicinity of Büchig, near Bretten. He was wounded 15 April, 1944 when his F-4 was sd by B-17 return fire, crashing at Comana Romania (LOCS).
1815 Schmidt, Karl HeinzOblt2/21/19182/FAGr-5 (7/43) Ju 290A-5 Werk # 0179 "9V + FK" (lost 2/19/44) Observer Operational Clasp MIA 19 February, 1944; sd by two Mosquito's of No.157 Sq., piloted by F/Lts R.J.Coombs & R.D.Doleman. The ac crashed at sea off La Coruna, Corunna, Spain. Remaining crew (MIA): Ofw Gustav Albers, Co-pilot; Lt Hermann Barth, Obs; Ofw Emil Cudock, Flt Engr; Fw Gerhard Hähndel, R/O 1; Fw Max Potter, R/O 2; Gefr Helmut Eimler, Gnr 1; Uffz Andreas Hofmann, Gnr 2; Ogefr Walter von Soosten, Gnr 3 and Uffz Bernhard Wermes, Gnr 4 (D.Drury).
1816 Schmidt, Karl HeinzLt3/Kü.Fl.Gr.-906He 115B-1 Werk # Unk (lost 5/11/40)Observer Operational ClaspKIC 11 May, 1940 when he crashed at Nordeney, making an emergency landing, after a minelaying operation between Texel and Vlieland, cause unknown. Remaining crew (pos unk, KIC): Ofw Otto Broock and Uffz Kurt Momerts DVL Loss List). .
1817 Schmidt, Otto HeinzLt10/31/1919IhringhausenWekusta 2He 111H-3 (lost 8/28/40) Meteorological Operational Clasp KIA 28 August, 1940, crashing in Brittany France; buried Ploadaniel-Lesneven, Block 1, Row 2, Gr 37. Source: A.Rosseels. Added: Remaining crew (deceased bur same cem): Dr Gustav Adolf Suckstorff (geb 4/6/1909 Hannover, bur 5/9/235), Met.; Fw Bernhard Wilde, R/O (Inj) and Ogefr Alfred Neubold (geb 11/30/1917 Freiberg, bur 9/2/31), Gnr/Mech (absa3945).
1818 Schmidt, WilhelmFw9/19/1917BrenschelbachErg/KG-66, 5/KG-66Ju 88S-1 Werk # 301509 "Z6 + FN" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA the night of 27/28 March, 1944, failing to return from a bombing raid on Bristol England. Probably lost at sea. Remaining crew (all MIA): Uffz Heinz Kunczak, geb 1/5/1922, Observer and Uffz Franz Kraus, geb 6/5/1921, R/O. Source: Bristol Past, John Penny.
1819 Schminke, Karl HeinzUffz1/3/19222/JG-77 (Ferrara)Bf 109G-4 Werk # 10870 (damaged), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 26057 "Red 16" (lost 5/12/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 12 May, 1944 during aerial combat by Lido di Pomposa/Ferrara, Italy. His remains were discovered in April, 2001. He was known to have made a force landing south of the Avignon airfield earlier in his career, in his G-4, as a result of engine trouble. Jager Blatt 6/2001. Alternate spelling: Schmincke (Bf 109 Loss List)
1820 Schmitt, LtI/JG-54Fw 190AFighter Operational ClaspKIA 26 January, 1944. No further detail in the Klein Report. This could be Karl Heinz Schmidt, a Fw in 1/JG-54 in November, 1943, but inconclusive.
1821 Schmitt, HeinzOfw15/SG-4Fw 190A EK 2
Assault Operational Clasp
One known victory, a Spitfire XII S of Rome on 22 January, 1944.
1822 Schmitt, Karl HeinzLt8/4/1920I(Lufttorpedostf)/KG-26 (Bardofuss)He 111H-6 Werk # 7596 "1H + HH" (lost 11/5/42)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 5 November, 1942; emergency landing at sea at Map Quadrant 47 East/5117 (Barents Sea) during an operational flight. Remaining crew (all MIA): Ogefr Helmut Waldschmit, Observer; Ogefr Karl Ulrich Thode, R/O and Gefr Kurt Schwenke, Gunner. Source: SIG Norway.
1823 Schmitter, WilhelmMajor12/18/1913Rheydt Rheinland11/Kü.Fl.Gr-906 (11/39), II/KG-40 (2/41), Stfkpt 15/KG-2 (9/42), GrpKdr in KG-2 (3/44)Me 410A-1 Wk# 420214 "U5 + CF" (lost 8/24/43), Me 410A-1 Wk# 10244 "U5 + BF"(lost 11/8/43) RK(9/19/42)-EL(3/24/44 Post.)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(5/18/42)
EP(1/5/42)

EK 1 & 2(5/16/40)
Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp
KIA 8 November, 1943, with his R/O Uffz Felix Hainzinger, when they were shot down over Eastbourne England. On 24 August, 1943, he was uninjured when his 410 was shot down off Knokke shortly after downing a Lancaster of RAF No. 97 Sq. over Norfolk. The Lancaster was piloted by Sgt C.S. Chatten (WIA). Both he and his R/O-Gunner, Ofw Heinz Graeber, RK(9/30/43), were picked out of the sea by German ASR. Graeber had been injured. Schmitter entered service in the Kriegsmarine in 1936 and later a Luft radio mechanic before flight training.
1824 Schmitz, Heinrich HeinzUffz7/10/191810/JG-5 (Norway)Bf 109G-2 Werk # 14620 "White 5" (lost 1/16/43)Fighter Operational ClaspKIC 16 January, 1943 when he crashed his G-2 into the mountains in flight from Gardemoen to Trondheim on a non-operational flight. Luft Pilot Discussion Board. His body was not found until 18 July, 1943 (source SIG Norway).
1825 Schmitz, HeinzOfw4/KG-54 (Channel)Ju 88A-1 Werk # 6032 "B3 + AM" (lost 9/8/40)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA with two other unnamed crew 8 September, 1940, cause unknown, one other MIA (Ju 88 Loss List).
1826 Schmolka, HeinzOblt11/26/1920 5/KG-27 (9/43), Stfkpt 5/KG-27 (4/44) He 111H-16 Werk # Unk "1G + FN" (dam 9/1/43), Fi 156 (dam 9/7/43), He 111H-16 "1G + FN" (dam 9/14/43), He 111H-16 "1G + MN" (lost 10/11/43), He 111H-16 "1G + FM" (dam 4/22/44)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(10/1/44)

EK 1 & 2
EP (4/24/44), Wound Badge, Bomber Operational Clasp
Uninjured in "FM"22 April, 1944; belly landed in the Facsani area after being attacked by 5 Soviet fighters E of Sevastopol. WIA in "MN"11 October, 1943; crash landed 3km NW of Frolowo after attacked by a LaGG-3; pilot bailed safely. Injured in his Fi 156, 14 September, 1943; takeoff accident from Dnepropetrovsk. Uninjured in "FN" 1 September, 1943; belly landed at Meroufa, 15km SW of Kharkov, cause unknown. (DK-G Awards List & LOCS).
1827 Schmucker, HeinzFw2/KG-3 (S.U.)Ju 88A-4 werk # 6725 "5K + OK" (lost 7/27/42)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with unnamed crew at Woronesh 27 July, 1942, cause unknown (Ju 88 Loss List).
1828 Schmude, Karl HeinzOblt9/28/1922311/JG-54 (12/43 S.U.), 8/JG-51 (2/44 S.U.), JG-7Fw 190A (lost)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold
EP


EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Shot down with wounds 17 June, 1943 over Gorki, S.U. (?). His first known victory, a Soviet Il-2 on 8 December, 1943. A 2nd, a Yak-9 on 18 December, 1943. A 3rd, an Il-2 on 1 April, 1944. Nos. 4 & 5, two P-39s, one at Daugavpils, the other S of Subat on 23 July, 1944. Two Yak-9s on 24 July, 1944. A Yak-9 on 28 July, 1944. A P-39 on 6 August, 1944. Another P-39 on 7 August, 1944. A Pe-2 on 25 August, 1944. A Pe-2 on 27 August, 1944. An Il-2 and a Pe-2 on 14 September, 1944. An La-5 on 23 September, 1944. An La-5 on 30 September, 1944. An Il-2 on 7 October, 1944. Two Il-2s and an La-5 on 9 October, 1944. An Il-2 on 13 October, 1944. An La-5 on 16 October, 1944. An La-5 and a Pe-2 on 18 October, 1944. Two Il-2s on 24 October, 1944. An Il-2 on 27 October, 1944. An Il-2 on 28 October, 1944.
1829 Schmutzler, KarlHptm1/27/1914Oelsnitz1(F)/129BV 222C-10 (aka V-10) Werk # 310010 "TB + QN" (lost 2/8/44)Observer Operational ClaspKIA with his entire crew 8 February, 1944 when their ac was sd during a night test flight, by a Mosquito of No.157 Sq., piloted by S/L herbert E.Tappin. The ac crashed near Lake Biscarrosse, Landes, France. Remaining crew (KIA, all bur Ger War Cem., Berneuil, Fr., Blk4): Oblt Erich Todt, Co-Pilot 1 (geb 3/24/1913 Böblingen, bur Row 17/Gr778); Ofw Heinz Josko, Co-Pilot 2 (geb 8/17/1913 Berlin, bur Row 18/Gr832); Lt.z.S Karlheinz Strahlke, Obs (bur R19/G887); StbsFw Hans Erbarth, Flt/Engr 1 (bur R17/G798); Ofw Johann Waskowiak, Flt/Engr 2 (no burial info); Fw Walter Möckel, R/O 1 (bur R9/G350); Uffz Rudolf Hagenguth, R/O 2 (bur R18/G858); Uffz Ernst Zöllner, Gnr 1 (bur R19/G901); Ogefr Robert Kremser, Gnr 2 (bur R9/G353); Ogefr Hans Blinken, Gnr 3 (bur R19/G889); Ogefr Helmuth Ritter, Gnr 4 (bur R17/G785) and Uffz Gerhard Schult, Gnr 5 (bur R17/G795). Source: D.Drury
1830 Schnabel, HeinzLt2/17/1916Altenburg61/JG-3 (5/40 Channel), 2/JG-3Bf 109E-4 Werk # 1985 "White 6" (lost 9/5/40)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
POW 5 September, 1940 after aerial combat, force landing at Handen Farm, Chapfall, near Aldington, Kent. He and Oblt Harry Wappler escaped from Shap Wells POW Camp (Cumberland) in November 1941, stole a Miles Magister, but low on fuel and returned to Norfolk and captivity. Both were transferred to a POW Camp in Canada. His first three victories, all Blenheims; two W of St Quentin and one west of Le Cateau, 17 May, 1940. His 4th, while in 2 Staffel, a Spitfire at Philippeville, 19 May, 1940. His 5th, a Spitfire SE of Cambridge on 28 August, 1940. His 6th, a Spitfire E of London on 31 August, 1940.

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Courtesy Christian Konig

1831 Schnabel, HeinzFw5/KG-1He 111H-2 Werk # 3305 "V4 + HV" (lost 8/30/40) Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp
POW 30 August, 1940 after a bombing raid. He was wounded when his ac was attacked by a Hurricane of No.253 Sq., piloted by P/O John Greenwood. He made a successful force landing at Haxted Farm, Lingfield, Surrey. Remaining crew: Gefr Hans Groth, Obs (POW); Uffz Erich Paeslack, R/O (POW/WIA); Uffz Erich Stärk, Flt Engr (POW) and Gefr Walter Reis, Gnr (KIA). Reis buried at CC, Blk 1, Row 11, Gr 434 (D.Drury).
Cannock Chase
1832 Schnaltzner, MichaelUffzI/KG.z.b.V.-1Ju 52/3m Werk # Unk "1Z + JU" (lost 5/10/40)Transport Operational ClaspPOW when his ac was sd by anti-aircraft defenses SW of Berkel in the Westponder, 400 meters west of the railway line. Remaining crew (POW): Uffz Heinz Schnittermann, R/O; Uffz Max Lubbe, Gnr (KIA, bur Yssel BW-219) and Fw Friedrich Felger, Mech. Six other unnamed passengers were also POW's (DVL Loss List).
1833 Schnaufer, Heinz WolfgangMaj2/16/1922Calw-Württemberg1215/NJG-1 (11/41), Stfkpt 12/NJG-1 (8/43), Kdr IV/NJG-1 (3/44-10/44), Kdr NJG-4 (10/44 to end)Bf 110 Werk# 720240, Bf 110E-2 "G9 + DC" (6/42 when scoring his first victory, a Halifax), Bf 110G-4 Werk # 720260 "G9 + EZ" & "G9 + EF" in IV/NJG-1, Do 215, He 219 in IV Grp, Bf 110G-4 Werk # 180850 "3C + BA" in NJG-4, Bf 110G-4 "G9 + BA" (last ac flown & now in Imperial War Museum, London) RK(12/31/43)-Br(10/16/44)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(8/16/43)
EP(7/26/43)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Night Ftr Oper Clsp w/Pendant
Top Night Fighter Ace with only 164 sorties! He was nicknamed "The Phantom of St. Trond" (Belgium) by the British. Suffered only one wound during the entire war. Battle of the Bulge pilot. His R/O was Lt. Rumpelhardt (RK-8/8/44, EK 1). EL 6/24/44. S 7/30/44. His Gunner was Ofw Wilhelm Gänsler (RK-7/27/44). 114 victories known to be bombers. His 50th victory, a "4 mot" E of Dortmund on 25 March, 1944, was the 500th victory of IV/NJG-1. His 60th, a Halifax 15 km SW of Arnheim on 28 April, 1944. Four Lancasters on the night of 23 September, 1944 in the Dortmund/Munster areas. His greatest success came on 21 February, 1945, when he downed nine RAF Lancasters, Nos. 108 to 116, seven in 19 minutes, and one unconfirmed. Nos 117 & 118, both Lancs on 3 March, 1945. His last three victories, Nos. 119 to 121, all Lancasters on 7 March, 1945, his last combat mission. His last flight was on 9 April, 1945. His AC tail fin with victory marks is on display at the London Imperial War Museum. After the war, he managed the families wine business at Calw until his death. He died in an automobile accident, 15 July, 1950 in Bordeaux France (P. Bastin).

Schleswig, Germany, 19 June 1945. Major Schnaufer's Me 110. Informal group portrait of a Handley-Page Halifax crew of No. 462 Squadron RAAF standing next to an Messerschmitt Me 110G-4 aircraft (G9+BA). Identified are, left to right: Flight Lieutenant M. Langworthy (pilot), Flight Sergeant Mitchell (gunner), Ray (bomb aimer), Flying Officer Ivan Campbell (navigator), Flight Sergeant Ted Casey RAF (engineer), unidentified (gunner), Warrant Officer Mick O'Brien (wireless operator). The Me 110 tail fin bears 121 emblems made up of small rondelles next to an aircraft and a date, representing the number of Allied aircraft destroyed by the pilot, Major Wolfgang Schnaufer of NJG 4. The tail fin is held in the Australian War Memorial's collection. (courtesy 462 Squadron RAAF website)

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Courtesy Christian König

1834 Schnegotski, RichardOfw1(F)/121 (Münster-Handorf)Ju 88A-1 "7A + BH" (lost 5/14/40)Observer Operational ClaspKIA 14 May, 1940 when his Ju 88 was shot down by Hurricanes of RAF No. 615 Sq., crashing at St Kruis Holland, east of Aardenburg (DeSwart). Remaining crew (KIA): Oblt Heinz Spillmann, Obs, geb 6/21/13, buried Yssel AI 11/258; Uffz Willy Collosseus, geb 6/5/13, buried Yel AI 11/257 and Uffz Walter Gers, geb 6/9/16, buried Yel AI 260. Pilot also buried Ysselsteyn, Block AI 11/259. (Wings of Victory).
Ysselstein, Holland
1835 Schneider, FritzUffz6/27/1909Danzig1(F)/AGr,ObdLHe 111H-2 Werk # 5542 "T5 + UH" (lost 1/19/40)Observer Operational ClaspKIA 19 January, 1940; crashed at sea, after being attacked by a Spitfire of No. 603 Sq,, 60 miles off Dyce, Aberdeen (Observer Loss List). Added: Schneider buried CC, Blk 3, Row 18, Gr 553. Remaining crew: Lt d.R Johann Fokuhl, a pilot acting as Obs (MIA but carried as bur CC w/o detail); Uffz Heinz Hartwig, Flt Engr (KIA, bur CC, Blk 3, Row 18, Gr 552 and Uffz Otto Schäfer, Gnr (Remembered Laboe Naval Mem, Kiel) (D.Drury).
Cannock Chase
1836 Schneider, HeinzFw25/ZG-26Me 410A (lost)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Destroyer Operational Clasp
Shot down with wounds 6 March, 1944 opposing the Berlin Raid by a P-51 of 4FG, piloted by Lt Archie Chatterley. Both crew bailed successfully and the AC crashed near Brandenburg. His one known victory, this same date, a B-17 in the Brandenburg-Jüterbog area. A 2nd, a B-24 W of Rügen on 20 June, 1944.
1837 Schneider, HeinzFw1/9/191919/JG-2 (5/43), 12/JG-2 (12/44) Fw 190A-5 Werk # 2702 (lost 5/29/43), Fw 190A-8 Werk # 724394 "Blue 1" (lost 12/23/44)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 23 December, 1944 during aerial combat in the bad Neuenahr area. WIA 29 May, 1943 by enemy fire at Irodouer, near Rennes. One known victory, a B-17 near St. Nazaire on 29 May, 1943. Magnus, victories may be 5 or higher. NOTE: absa3945 indicates the 5/29 incident Wk# as 119431.
1838 Schneider, Karl HeinzLt68/JG-5 (5/44 S.U.), 7/JG-5 (8/44), 10/JG-5 (8/44)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 412320 "White 8" (lost)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 17 August, 1944; Shot down in his "White 8" at Petsamo Norway (Source: SIG Norway & JG-5 Chronik). His first known victory, a Soviet P-39 20 km SW of Petsamo on 10 May, 1944. A 2nd Soviet, a Boston III NE of Berlevaag on 25 May, 1944. A 3rd Soviet, a Boston III on 4 July, 1944. Nos 4 & 5, a Soviet P-39 and a Boston III on 17 July, 1944, an Ofhr at the time. One known western victory, a P-51 at Seesen, S of Salzgitter, on 16 August, 1944.
1839 Schnell, Karl Heinz 'Bubi'Maj1/10/1915Essen726/JG-20, II/JG-51, Stafkpt 9/JG-51 (8/40), Kdr III/JG-51 (5/42), Kdr JG-102 (8/44), JV-44Bf 109E-4 Werk # 4096 (lost 11/14/40; SD over the Channel, rescued & returned), Bf 109F-2 Werk # 9659(8/3/42 force land), Bf 109F-2 Werk # 12939 (8/29/42 shotdown-Pe-2), Bf 109F-4 Wk# 13332 "Blk << + I" (10/42 wounded, friendly flak); Ar 68, Bf 109 & Fw 190 in JG-102, Me 262A-1a in JV-44
RK(8/1/41)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(11/2/42)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp w/Pendant
WIA 23 October, 1942 by flak in his F-4. Over 500 combat missions. Began his career in 1939 with JG-51. In June 1941, he shot down four Soviet SB bombers in four minutes. Downed two DB-3s on 26 June, 1941. An Il-2 N of Kistowka-Roslovi on 28 May, 1942. An Il-2 on 2 July, 1942. A Pe-2 on 8 August, 1942, while serving in 5/JG-51. A Pe-2 and two Il-2s on 22 August, 1942. Three Il-2s on 29 January, 1943. An Il-2 on 6 February, 1943. A LaGG-3 on 13 May, 1943. He was relieved of his command of JG-51 due to sustained criticism of his superiors. 11 victories in the West. His first victory, a Spitfire northeast of Calais, 29 May, 1940. His 2nd, a Beaufort at Estrees, S of Rouen on 11 June, 1940. His 3rd, a Hurricane 10 km W of Calais on 28 June, 1940. His 4th Channel victory, a Blenheim S of St Omer on 30 June, 1940. His 5th, a Hawk-75 on 24 August, 1940, no location. His last two victories, Nos. 71 & 72, came during the last days of April, 1945. Bowers/Lednicer, 72 victories. Deceased 13 March, 2013 San Jose Costa Rica (P. Bastin).

Courtesy Christian König

1840 Schnorr, Eberhard von Carolsfeld Hptm9/7/1907MetzStfkpt 4/KG-26 (Sola)He 111H-3 Werk # Unk (lost 4/28/40)Bomber Operational ClaspPOW 28 April, 1940; sd by Shuas of No. 800 & 803 Sqdns, made a force landing in the Molde fjord. Remaining crew (POW): Fw Karl Babkuhl (geb 9/14/14 Berlin) Observer; Ofw Walter Cramer (geb 1/30/16 Hamburg) R/O and Ofw Heinz Vogel (geb 5/6/11 Radebeul) Flt Engr.. All were eventually interned in Canada. (Source: Luftwaffe Loss Report per Fritz Braun)
1841 Schocker, HeinzHptm1/1/1914111/JG-4 (Alteno) Bf 109G-6 Werk # 441645 (lost 9/11/44) EK 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
One known victory, a Spitfire at Vejprty/Erzgebirge on 11 September, 1944. KIA during aerial combat this same day, crashing into a forest near Weipert/Kovarska CZ (JG-4 List & F.Braun).
1842 Schöffmann, Karl HeinzUffz11/17/1924Kitzingen23/JG-300 Bf 109G-6 (lost 7/18/44 east of Weilheim), G-14 lost 11/27/44 at Nordhausen)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 27 November, 1944 during aerial combat at Nordhausen (JG-300 Loss List). WIA 18 July, 1944 during aerial combat; bailed safely east of Weilheim (JG-300 Loss List). One known victory, a B-24 N of the Plattensee on 27 July, 1944. A 2nd, a P-51 at Langensalza on 27 September, 1944.

3./JG300: A-Uffz. Schoffmann, B-Schulze, C-Kocher, D-Moser, E-Schmidt-Henning, F-Sinnecker, G-Kircher

Courtesy Christian Konig

1843 Scholz, HeinzFw213/KG-40 aka 2/ZG-1Bf 109, Bf 110
EK 1 & 2
Destroyer Operational Clasp
One known victory, a Wellington at 14 West N/7851, the Bay of Biscay, on 24 September, 1942. A 2nd, a Sunderland of Coastal Command on 21 September, 1943. (In Woods OKL translation, he indicated this was a "Scholl(sic)", I interpreted the victory belonging to Scholz.)
1844 Scholz, HeinzLt2/KG-2 (Soesterberg)Do 217E-4 Werk # 5362 "U5 + JK" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA 20 May, 1942, failing to return from the attack on Hull England, cause and location unknown.
1845 Scholze, HeinrichUffz12/JG-2Fw 190A-6 Werk # 550896 (lost 2/8/44)Fighter Operational Clasp KIA 8 February, 1944 at the Gael airfield in Brittany France, along with Uffz Heinz Buteweg. Added: Burial Mont de Huisnes, Vault 12, Grave 32 (absa3945).
1846 Scholze, HeinzUffz104/JG-52 (9/42 S.U.), JG-51Bf 109F, Bf 109G-2 Werk # 13688 "White 9 + -" (lost 5/6/43)
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 6 May, 1943; crashed at Kuteinikowo after aerial combat with Soviet Ace & F/Ldr Alex Pokryshkin. A recent pilot graduate, he and four other Luftwaffe pilots were briefly assigned to 15(Kroat)/JG-52 in September 1942, to re-enforce the unit since only 9 pilots were combat ready. The assignment lasted only six days, during which the five flew 38 missions before being returned to II/JG-52 (Savic & Ciglic-Osprey). His first known victory, a Soviet Yak-1 on 10 November, 1942. A 2nd, an Il-2 on 12 February, 1943. A 3rd, a P-39 on 14 March, 1943. A 4th, an I-153 on 16 March, 1943. Nos 5, 6 & 7, all R-5s on 30 March, 1943. An 8th, a LaGG-3 on 9 April, 1943. A 9th, a P-39 on 29 April, 1943. A 10th, a Yak-1 on 30 April, 1943.
1847 Schomann, Karl HeinzMaj6/14/1914Lübeck 8(K)/LG-1 (2/38), TO III(K)/LG-1 (6/40), Stfkpt 11/LG-1 (4/41), Stfkpt 5/LG-1 (7/42), Kdr I & IV/LG-1 (43), III(J)/KG-51 He 111P & H, Ju 88A-1 Werk # 6112 "L1 + DD" (dam 9/13/40), Ju 88A-4 Werk # 141038 (dam 12/8/42), Me 262 & Ar 234 in KG-51 RK(10/29/43)

Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(12/23/42)
EP(4/21/41)

EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Bomber Operational Clasp in Gold
WIA 8 December, 1942, no further detail. WIA 13 September, 1940; hit by flak over England. He made a successful force landing north of Orleans-Bricy. His R/O, Uffz Gottlieb Weber was also WIA (Kaiser RK book). 265 combat missions. Deceased 21 August, 2006, Molfsee (P. Bastin).
1848 Schön, HermannUffz.III/KG-55 (S.U.)He 111H-11 Werk # 110065 "G1 + AD" (lost 9/30/43)EP(1943)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
KIA 30 September, 1943; sd by Russian fighters near Pyatishatki. He was killed when his chute failed to open. Remaining crew (bailed safely); Hptm Alfred Bollmann, Obs & RK winner (10/29/440; Uffz Harald Friedrich, R/O; Ogefr Günther Jaufke, Flt Engr and Ogefr Heinz Vetter, Gnr.. Source: Kaiser RK book. His EP date from the EP List provided by Fritz Braun.
1849 Schönberg, HeinzFhr6/18/1922JGr.-10 (4/45)Fw 190A Werk # Unk (lost 4/5/45)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 5 April, 1945, probably by flak, near Zimmern, during an attack on Langensalza airfield. Fhr Schönberg buried in Zimmern (C.König).
1850 Schöne, HeinzLt11/JG-1 (Reich Def)Bf 109G-14 Werk # 780374 "Yellow 11" (lost 12/24/44)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 24 December, 1944 in aerial combat with Spitfires of RAF No. 421 Sq. (Canadian) over Monchen-Gladbach airfield. No known grave.
1851 Schönebeck, HeinzOblt2/JG-300 (11/43 Reich Def)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 410246 (lost 11/23/43)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Injured in a crash near Cologne on 23 November, 1943 attempting a force landing due to a fuel shortage.
1852 Schönfeldt, HeinzOblt33/EKdo -210 (8/40), Stab II/JG-3 (4/41)Bf 109E, Me 210, Bf 109F
EK 1 & 2
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 11 August, 1941 (Magnus). His 1st victory, a Spitfire in the Portland area on 11 August, 1940. A 2nd, a Lysander 5 km east of Deal on 4 May, 1941. A 3rd, a Blenheim on 21 May, 1941, no location. Magnus, 6 victories. Alternate spelling: Schoenfeldt & Schönefeldt.
1853 Schönherr, LudwigOblt2/Kü.Fl.Gr-406BV 138C-1 Werk # 0310158 "K6 + AK" (recovered & damaged) Wound Badge
Air-Sea Rescue Operational Clasp
WIA 13 June, 1943; operational landing accident at the Trondheimfjorden, capsized on landing. Remaining crew: Lt Günther Behr, Observer (WIA); Ofw Ernst Neumann, Mech (KIA); Uffz Heinz Kitzmann, R/O (uninjured) and Uffz Reinhold Zwanzig, Gunner (uninjured). Source: SIG Norway.
1854 Schönstedt, EduardOfw2(F)/Aufkl.Gr. Ob.d.L.Do 215B Werk # 0084 "VB + KF" (lost 4/15/41)Observer Operational ClaspMIA with his entire crew 15 April, 1941 when his ac was sd into the sea off the Isle of Wight. Remaining crew: Lt Herbert Koch (or Zoch), Obs; Ogefr Erich Aldert (or Aldort), R/O and Uffz heinz Krüger, Flt Engr (D.Drury).
1855 Schöpel, HerbertUffzabt 1923 1/SAGr.-128 (6/43 Brest Süd) Fw 190A-5/U8 Werk # 218? (lost 9/13/43) Fighter Operational Clasp KIC 13 September, 1943 at the Brest-Süd airfield due to engine failure. Note: this Werk # 218 is questionable, since a Wk# 410218, piloted by Oblt Heinz Wurm, same unit, was reported sd three days later near Brest
1856 Schopis, HorstLt9/KG-26 (Aalborg West)He 111H-3 Werk # 3178 "1H + CT" (lost, 4/27/40)Bomber Operational ClaspAfter a bomb attack on 27 April, 1940 on the British cruiser "Flamingo", he was attacked by three Skuas of No 800 Sq. off the carrier "Ark Royal". The pilot credited with the victory, Capt Richard T. Partridge, Cmdr 800 Sq., (Gunner Lt Robt. S. Bostock) who made a force landing after the engagement. The He 111 force landed beside Lake Heilstuguvatnet. Remaining crew: Fw Karl Heinz Strunk (accidentally shot by a Danish soldier); Uffz Hans Hauck (KIA) and Uffz Josef Auchtor (WIA). Pilot disposition not reported. Added: The story of the two crews survival efforts were the subject of a German film "Into the White". Both crews sought shelter overnight in a shepherd's hut. Fw Strunk was shot by a Norwegian patrol before his situation could be determined. Lt Schopis survived the war. The deceased German crew were buried in the War Cem., Trondheim-Havstein; Fw Strunk, Obs, Row 22, Gr 38; Uffz Hauck, R/O, Row 28, Gr 33. Both Lt Schopis and Uffz Auchtor were taken prisoner (D.Drury).
1857 Schopper, SieghartOblt4/KG-3 (Antwerp-Deurne)Do 17Z-3 (or Z-4) Werk # 2879 "5K + AM" (dam 9/15/40), Ju 88A-4 Werk # 4622 "5K + LM" (lost 1/18/42) EP (10/7/41), EK 1 & 2, Bomber Operational Clasp MIA with his entire crew, 18 January, 1942, NE of Medyn, Kaluga Oblast, Russia, cause unknown. Remaining crew: Hptm Ernst Wilhelm Nitsche (or Nitzsche), Obs; Fw Hermann Joppeck, R/O and Fw Herbert Pohl, Gnr. In an earlier incident on 15 September, 1940, after a bombing raid along the Thames, he was attacked by fighters, and the ac was forced to land on the dunes at Mardyck, Nord, France. Remaining crew: Oblt Gerhard Granicky, Obs; Fw Felix Gwidziel, R/O (WIA) and Fw Heinz Kirsch, Flt Engr (WIA) (D.Drury).
1858 Schoppert, Heinz HarryUffz1/JG-5 (4/43), 16/JG-5 (10/44 Stavanger Norway)Fw 190A-2 Werk # 0310 (lost 4/21/43), Bf 109G-14 (most likely lost 4/14/45)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 14 April, 1945 during aerial combat with British-piloted P-51s in the Skagerak area after an Alarmstart from the Rygge airfield. Crash location unknown. His wingman, Uffz Willi Voltmer was also killed in this action. Injured in a 21 April, 1943 emergency landing at sea, north of the Stavanger-Sola airfield, due to engine failure during a non-operational flight. 16/JG-5 Group picture, Stormbirds.com, Andreas Brekken.
1859 Schrack, FranzUffz11/JG-301 (11/44), 12/JG-301 (4/45)Fw 190A-8 Werk # 682027 "Black 4" (dam 12/44), Fw 190A -8 most likely Werk # Unk (lost 4/7/45)Wound Badge, Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 7 April, 1945 during aerial combat with US fighters near Lüneburg while escorting Rammkdo Elbe ac. WIA in Dcember, 1944 during aerial combat over Lüneburg. Returned to JG-301 after a short hospital stay (W.Reschke/C.König).

JG301 Shown L-R: Straub, Egon - Schrack Franz - Michaelis Rudolf - Fw Dörr, Heinrich - Dürr, Hermann - Scheller, Walter - Greiner, Willi - Prawitz- Wissmann,
Front: Warnecke, Heinz - Dederichs, Gerhard - Bäcker, Walter

Courtesy Christiam Kónig

1860 Schrader, Karl HeinzFhjFw1911BraunschweigII/EJG-1 (Denmark), Rammkdo "Elbe" (3/45)Bf 109G (lost 4/7/45)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 7 April, 1945 during aerial combat attacking US bombers. He was shot down by a P-47 of 56FG. He body was found after the war, still strapped in the smashed cockpit.
1861 Schrapel, HansOgefr9/KG-54Ju 88A-4 Werk # Unk "B3 + HT" (lost 6/12/44)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 12 June, 1944 during a supply drop over the Normandy beachhead; location believed to be Colleville-sur-Mer, adjacent to Omaha Beach. Remaining crew (KIA, all 4 grave locations unk): Uffz Kurt Gerber, Ogefr Heinz Lemke and Ogefr Bruno Schlag (D.Drury).
1862 Schraps, HeinzUffzI/JG-53 (Tunisia)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 15218 (lost 4/20/43)Fighter Operational ClaspKIA 20 April, 1943 during aerial combat at Galat-el-Andeles (Bf 109 Loss List).
1863 Schreiber, HeinzFlgII/JG-26 (joins 4/17/45)Fw 190D-9Fighter Operational ClaspA late arrival to bring up the II Gruppe strength.
1864 Schreiber, HeinzUffzIII/JG-26 (joins 10/43), 11/JG-26Bf 109G-6 Werk # 163316 "Yellow 13" (lost)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIFA 27 April, 1944 when he crashed his "Yellow 13" after running out of fuel during a mission at Lothringen-Thionville. He broke numerous bones in the crash.
1865 Schrepfermann, HeinzFhr5/27/192510/JG-300 (Jüterbog) Bf 109G-10ASM Werk # 490224 "Red 8" (lost 1/14/45 at Terrofen) Fighter Operational Clasp Pilot disposition unknown. Added: KIA, Buried 22 January, 1945, Perleberg Waldfriedhof (R.Freitag 6/2021, image also).
1866 Schrieber, HeinzUnkEinsatzstf/KG-101 (6/44 Mistel unit)Bf 109F-4/M1 w/Ju 88A attachedBomber Operational ClaspSource: W.Foreman 9/2021
1867 Schrode, HeinzLt15/NJG-2 (Parchim)Ju 88C-6 Werk # 750460 (lost 12/20/43)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 20 December, 1943; his ac crashed SE of Limberg after being hit by enemy fire, he bailed safely with injuries (Ju 88 Loss List). Remaining crew: R/O Uffz Rolf Michelsen (bailed safely, uninjured) and Gnr Ogefr Josef Wolf (KIA). (Schrode was killed later in the war, date unknown. One known victory, a Halifax by Wexlar on 20 December, 1943. Remaining crew: Uffz Rolf Michelsen, R/O and Uffz Sepp Wolf, Gunner. Their victim (they claimed a Lancaster) exploded causing their AC to crash. Schrode (WIA) and Michelsen bailed safely, while Wolf was killed.
1868 Schröder, HeinzHptmStfkpt 3/KG-4 (6/40) He 111P-2 Werk # Unk "5J + BL" (or PL) (lost 6/26/40) Bomber Operational Clasp KIA 26 June, 1940 after flying as an Observer in an ac piloted by Lt Helmut Furcht, shot down into the North Sea, off Withernsea, 20 miles east of Humber, England. Added: See Furcht, Helmut for crew detail. Hptm Schröder buried Ysselsteyn, AR/10/238 (D.Drury).
Ysselstein, Holland
1869 Schröder, HeinzHptm11/14/1915NAGr-2 (4/41), FFS A/B 41 (3/43 for pilot trng), NAGr-102 (6/43), Wekusta 2 O.b.d.L (1/44), Stfkpt Wekusta 2 O.b.d.L (6/44), JG-102 (2/45)Various multi engine reconnaissance ac, Bf 109G & Fw 190A in JG-102Deutsches Kreuz - Gold (3/25/43)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Observer Operational Clasp in Gold w/"200" Hanger (2/13/45)
Hptm Schröder entered the service in 1935 and initially served as an Observer until undergoing pilot training in March 1943. Source: Luftwaffe Officer Career Summaries & document found online.
1870 Schröder, Karl HeinzSKG-210, I(Z)/JG-5 (8/42)Bf 110Destroyer Operational ClaspFlugbuch (3/42 to 8/42).
1871 Schröder, Karl HeinzFw6/JG-27Bf 109G-14 Werk # 785758 "Yellow 9" (lost 12/25/44)Fighter Operational ClaspShot down west of Koblenz on Christmas Day, 1944, by the Legendary George Preddy. He bailed safely, but his comrade, Fritz Koal was wounded, but did manage to bail also. Jager Blatt 1/2005.
1872 Schröder, Karl HeinzUffz1(F)/130BV 138C-1 Werk # 130188 "6I + EH" (lost)Observer Operational ClaspMIA 25 December, 1943; failed to return from a mission at Norskehavet. Remaining crew (all MIA): Lt Otto Kannenberg, Observer; Uffz Harald Thordsen, R/O; Uffz Heinrich Harder, Mech and Uffz Hans Krüger, Gunner. Source: SIG Norway.
1873 Schröder, Ludwig MartinLt9/4/1923Greifswald/Eberswald, Brdbg. 12, 10 & 9/LG-1 (12/41), Stffuh 8/LG-1 (8/43 Kastelli/Iraklion, Crete) Ju 88A-4 Werk # 550404 "L1 + CS" (lost 12/13/43) EK 2
Bomber Operational Clasp in Bronze(4/16/43)
MIA with unnamed crew on a night mission in the Bari Harbor, southern Italy, 13 December, 1943, cause unknown. Began his Luftwaffe career in 1941 (Ju 88 Loss List & Oakleaf Militaria Soldbuch). Added: Remaining crew (MIA): Uffz Josef Hardt, Obs; Uffz Heinz Friedrich, R/O and Uffz Gottfried Spalt, Gnr (D.Drury). Alternate spelling: Schroeder.
1874 Schröder, NikolausOfw8/KGzbV-1 (Fornebu)Ju 52/3m Werk # 2824 "1Z + ?P" (lost 4/14/40) Wound Badge
Transport Operational Clasp
POW 14 April, 1940: the wounded pilot force landed at the Vingnes church at Lysegardsjordet with 12 paratroopers still onboard. They had been hit by Norwegian ground fire, setting fire to two engines. Remainig crew: Fw Erich Weyer (KIA), Uffz Paul Kalisch (WIA), Uffz Heinz Petermann (WIA), Uffz Richard Burgdorf (WIA) and Uffz Heinrich Erthal (WIA). Both the crew and paratroopers were taken prisoners by Norwegian forces (Flyvrak Norway).
1875 Schröter, HeinzUffz3/Schl.G-2 (Tunisia)Bf 109F-4 Werk # 5535 "Yellow 3" (lost 2/17/43)Fighter Operational ClaspHis "Yellow 3" reported lost northwest of Medenine on 17 February, 1943 when he force landed due to engine damage caused by flak, pilot returned.
1876 Schrötter, HeinzOgefr3/13/19173/ZG-2Bf 110 (lost)Destroyer Operational ClaspKIFA 26 May, 1940 when he hit a tree during a landing at Neufchateau, buried Lommel, Block 2/465. Source: A. Rosseels.
Lommel, Belgium
1877 Schrubba, HeinzUffz4/JG-53 (2/44 Reich Def), 12/JG-27 (6/44 France)Bf 109G-6 Werk # 160776 (lost 2/24/44), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 412575 "Yellow 8 + ~" (lost 6/22/44)Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 22 June, 1944 during aerial combat in the Angers area. WIA 24 February, 1944 during aerial combat with a B-17 north of the Attersees, bailed safely.
1878 Schubert, HeinzHptmFlg.Erg.Gr. (See) KampAr 196A-3 Werk # 0135 (lost)Air Sea Rescue Operational ClaspKIC 9 May, 1944 when the AC crashed into the Limfjord near Rordal, 2.5 km northeast of Aalborg, cause not given. Also killed was Ofhr Fritz Wallmeier, Obs. Both were buried in the Frederikshavn Cemetery on 17 May, 1944. Source: Air War over Denmark.
1879 Schubert, HeinzUffz3/SG-1 (late war)Fw 190F-8 Werk # 584359 (lost 3/25/45)Assault Operational ClaspMIA 25 March, 1945, cause unknown. Also pictured and labeled in a Gerhard Bergmann photo album.
1880 Schuch, HeinzUffz21/JG-11Bf 109G, Fw 190A-8 Werk # 171619 "Black 3" (lost 7/17/44)
EK 1 & 2
Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
WIA 17 July, 1944; shot down by his own flak; bailed safely. One known victory, his 1st, a B-17 (HSS) on 19 May, 1944, no location. His 2nd, a P-47 at Rotenburg on 22 May, 1944.
1881 Schucht, HeinzOfw2/906 He 115C Werk # 2773 "GA + CN" (lost 3/20/42) Air-Sea Rescue Operational Clasp MIA 20 March, 1942 while on a transfer flight from Brest to Hourtin, France. The ac went into the sea in the vicinity of Cap du Raz, Brittany due to operator error. Rmaining crew: Lt z S Ulrich Pörsch, Obs (MIA); Uffz Hans Dabringhausen, R/O (KIA) and Uffz Kurt Engelmann, Flt Engr (MIA). Uffz Dabringhausen is buried in the Ger War Cem at Ploudaniel-Lesneven, Blk 1, Row 2, Gr 41 (D.Drury).
Plousdaniel-Lesneven, France
1882 Schucklies, PaulFw9/KG-1 (Channel)Ju 88A-5 Werk # 3217 "V4 + KT" (lost 5/10/41)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA with Observer Oblt Otto Weickhardt and one other unnamed crew 10 May, 1941 after being shot down by a Beaufighter east of Selsey, the fighter of No. 219 Sq. (P/O Hodgkinson & Sgt Dye). One other unnamed crew KIA (Ju 88 Loss List). Added: The unnamed MIA crew was Flt Engr Ofw Karl Rogoss. The unnamed crew KIA was R/O Fw Heinz Jütte, buried CC, Plot 1, Row 3, Gr 76 (D.Drury). Alternate spelling: Schuckleis.
Cannock Chase
1883 Schuhmacher, HeinzObltStfkpt 1/KG-54 (Med)Ju 88A-4 Werk # 2523 "B3 + CH" (lost 1/22/42)Bomber Operational ClaspHis Wk# 2532 shot down 22 January, 1942, he and unnamed crew returned.
1884 Schuhmacher, LeoLt11/13/1913Wiesental Baden232/ZG-76 (Aalborg 1943), NJG-1, 6/JG-1 (3/43), 4/JG-1 (4/44), Stab/JG-3 (12/44), JV-44Bf 110C Werk# 3170 "M8+HK", Fw 190A-7 "Red 22" in 6/JG-1, Me 262 RK(3/1/45)

EK 1 & 2
Destroyer & Fighter Operational Clasp
10 bombers. 250 missions. Entered the Luftwaffe in 1934. 23 victories in the West. Opposed the 6 March, 1944 mission to Berlin. Was hit by bomber return fire near Zwolle Holland, but was able to land at Rheine. One known victory, his 5th, a B-17 (HSS) on 14 October, 1943. His 6th, a P-47 on 11November, 1943. His 7th, a P-38 on 13 November, 1943. His 9th, a P-51 on 3 March, 1944, no location. His 10th, a B-17 at Alhorn-Lorup on 6 March, 1944. His 15th, a P-47 in the Osnabrück area on 19 May, 1944. A P-47 in the Ardennes area on 17 December, 1944. His last victory was in an Me 262. While in JG-1, he served as wingman for Heinz Bär. Deceased 13 February, 1997. Photo. Alternate spelling: Schumacher.
1885 Schul, ErwinFw3/KG-100He 111H-1 Werk # 5441 "6N + CL" (lost)Bomber Operational ClaspMIA the night of 16/17/January, 1941 failing to return from the bombing raid on Avonmouth England. The AC last reported at 20:46 hours on the return flight, that it was estimating radio beacon Max near Caen in ten minutes. Presumed crashed into the sea, cause unknown. Remaining crew (all MIA): Uffz Heinz Bolle, Observer; Fw Engelbert Buck, R/O; and Gefr Karl Heinz Kayser, Gunner. Source: Bristol Past, John Penny.
1886 Schule, HeinzErg/KG-3, ZG-26, III/JG-77, 5/KG-27, 12/JG-27 (7/44)Bf 110 in ZG-26, Bf 109 in JG-77 & JG-27Fighter Operational ClaspFlugbuch (3/40 to 7/44). The Flugbuch states he was first a R/O in the early career.
1887 Schüler, HeinzLt16/JG-5 (10/44 - 1/45 Stavanger Norway; Forus 3/45)Bf 109G-14/AS "Blue 17 + ~" (lost 4/11/45)Fighter Operational ClaspLt Schuler bailed safely 11 April, 1945 after being hit by a P-51 of RAF No.65 Sq., piloted By F/Lt Reginald Sims. His ac crashed into a hillside at Oklungen (F.Braun). Group picture, Stormbirds.com, Andreas Brekken. Also Anders Hjortsberg artwork.

Courtesy Christian König

1888 Schulmeister, Karl HeinzLt9/KG(J)/6 (3/45 CZ.)Fw 190A Werk # Unk (dam 3/2/45), Me 262A Werk # Unk (lost 3/29/45)Pilot BadgeAircraft reported lost 29 March, 1945 at Prag, pilot disposition unknown, no futher detail (KG(J)/6 Loss List). Both the Fw 190 & Me 262 were belly landed at Prag-Rusin airfield. The Fw 190 due to technical problems; the Me 262 due to engine fire. Pilot uninjured in either crash (LOCS)
1889 Schulte, HeinzUffz9/JG-54 (10/43 Schwerin) Bf 109G-6 Werk # 20295 "Yellow 8" (40% dam.), Fw 190D-9 Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 1 January, 1945 in aerial combat with Flt. Sgt. Zygmunt Soszynski of RAF No. 308 Sq. (Polish). Schulz died when his AC plunged into the streets of the village Sinai. WIA 9 October, 1943 in Werk # 20295 during aerial combat over Soesterberg Holland, opposing U.S. bombers during the Münster raids, overturned on landing at Soesterberg airfield, an Ogefr at the time. Alternate spelling: Schulz.
1890 Schulte, Heinz GerberUffzII/JG-5Bf 109E-7 Werk # 3355 "White 3" (lost) Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
Shot down with wounds on 13 November, 1942 at Rutschi-Tscupa. Source: SIG Norway. This is Heinz Gerber-Schulz.
1891 Schulte, Karl HeinzOblt12/25/1919RahdenStfkpt 3/LG-1Ju 88A-4 Werk # 301343 "L1 + FH" (lost 6/23/44)Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 23 June, 1944 when his ac was sd by a night fighter while attacking shipping, and crashed into the Seine estuary. The VDK shows his body washed ashore in August 1944, north of Bayeux. He is buried in the Ger War Cem. at Bayeux, among the unknowns. No crew information known (D.Drury).
1892 Schulte, KlausUffz8/KG-3 (10/44 Ahlhorn) He 111H-16 (or H-20) Werk # 700272 "5K + LS" (lost 10/5/44) Bomber Operational Clasp POW 6 October, 1944, the day after ditching his ac 80km E of Great Yarmouth due to an engine fire. Added: Three survivors were rescued from a dinghy (D.Drury). Remaining crew: Uffz Anton Schlick, Obs (KIA, bur Yssel AT-9-215; washed ashore 8 November, 1944/grave marker); Uffz Walter Kirchvogel, R/O (KIA, grave location unknown); Ogefr Heinz Müller, Gnr 1 (POW) and Uffz Heinz Weber, Gnr 2 (POW) (SGLO &D.Drury). Added: Uffz Kirchvogel is identified incorrectly by the VDK as Kirschvogel. He is commemorated on the Kiel-Laboe Naval Memorial.
1893 Schultz, WilliOfw8/18/1916Gollnow, Stettin6/KG-30 (9/39-11/40)Ju 88A-5 Werk # 0313 "4D + DP" (lost 11/19/40) RK(6/19/40)

EK 1 & 2
Bomber Operational Clasp
MIA 19 November, 1940; failed to return from a mission over England. No claim was ever made by the RAF, so it is believed the ac was lost due to mechanical trouble. Remaining crew (MIA): Fw Heinz Schmidt, Obs; Ofw Rupert Dachauer, R/O and Uffz Joachim Schätz, Gnr.. His notable achievements, damaging the British cruiser SUFFOLK during the Norway Operation on 17 April, 1940 and damaging the British battleship RESOLUTION at Narvik, 18 May, 1940. Schultz was the 1st Feldwebel in the Luftwaffe to receive the RK.

Courtesy Christian König

1894 Schulz, AlbertHptm7/7/1917Danzig152/NJG-2 (1/41), 1/NJG-2 (9/42), 5/NJG-2 (12/42), Kdr IV/NJG-3, Kdr I/NJG-2 (1/30/44)Bf 110 & Ju 88C in IV/NJG-3, Ju 88C-6 Werk # 720936 "R4 + ??" (lost)
Deutsches Kreuz - Gold(8/21/42)
EP


EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA 30 January, 1944; shot down by B-17 return fire and crashed at Bodenwerder, near Dorf an der Weser. Remaining crew: Fw Heinz Krüger, R/O (KIA) and Uffz Georg Frieben, Gunner (bailed safely). Two known victories, his 1st & 2nd, Blenheims at the Church Fenton airfield, 16 January, 1941. His 3rd, a Blenheim near the West Raynham on the night of 10-11 February, 1941. A 4th, a Wellington at Cambridge the night of 9-10 April, 1941. His 5th, a Hampden 5 km northeast of Feltwell on 9 July, 1941 (Perry Claims). A 6th, a Wellington 70 km northeast of great Yarmouth on 8 August, 1941. A 7th, a Wellington south of Biervliet on 10 September, 1942. His 8th, a Wellington 2 km west of Egmond on 17 September, 1942. Two Wellingtons on 17 December, 1942. Alternate spelling: Schulz & Schultz.


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Courtesy Oleg Marin

Courtesy Christian König

1895 Schulz, ErwinMajKdr I/StG-5 (11/42), Kdr IV/LG-1 (11/19/42)Ju 87B, R & D, Ju 88A-4 (Trop) Werk # 885631 "L1 + AF" in LG-1(lost)Dive Bomber Operational ClaspKIA 21 November, 1942 after being damaged by P-40s of SAAF No. 4 Sq., he fled but was caught and shot down by a British fighter from RAF No. 260 Sq over Derna. He was flying as Observer on the date. The Flugzeugführer was Lt Heinz Paech. Two remaining crew were MIA.
1896 Schulz, FriedhelmOfw1/Kü.Fl.Gr -406 (Coastal Flieger Group)He 115B/C Werk # 1866 "K6 + MH" (lost)Observer Operational ClaspMIA 4 October, 1943 after being attacked by a Navy F-4F off the carrier Ranger, piloted by Lt.D.Laird. After the second attack, Schulz attempted to make a force landing on the water, 85 nautical miles west of Bodö, however the crew were unable to escape. Remaining crew(MIA): Hptm Christian Fischer, Observer and Fw Heinz Geyer, R/O-Gunner. Jager Blatt 5/2004.
1897 Schulz, HeinzLt1/JG-76 (11/39)Bf 109E-3 Werk # 1251 "White 11" (lost 11/22/39)Fighter Operational ClaspPOW of the French on 22 November, 1939, after being shot down by a Morane 406 fighter by Wörth, over the Saarland region. He made a forced landing near Remering/Saaralbe, and "White 11" was later put on display in Paris. He was more than likely released from captivity after the Fall of France. (Jager Blatt)
1898 Schulz, HeinzOblt22/NJG-2 (6/41 Gilze-Rijen)Ju 88C-2 Werk # Unk "R4 + ?K" (lost 6/24/41), Ju 88C-4 Werk # 0357 "R4 + VB" (lost 3/8/42)
EK 1 & 2
Night Fighter Operational Clasp
KIA with unnamed crew near Catania 8 March, 1942 when they were shot down by S/L Westmacott of 1435 Flt & a Beaufighter of No 89 Sq, piloted by Miller & Tearle (Ju 88 Loss List). Added: He ditched his C-2 in the North Sea, 50km NW of Texel, and was rescued and returned to Schellingwoude by He 59. Remaining crew (Ret'd/Safe): Uffz W.Pusch, R/O and Ogefr E.Idzick, Mech/Gnr. No mention of an Obs (SGLO). One known victory, his 1st, a Whitley 5 km northeast of Feltwell on 9 July, 1941. His 2nd, a Wellington 70 km NE of Great Yarmouth on 8 August, 1941.
1899 Schulz, HeinzUffz3/JG-26, 2/JG-26Fw 190A-6 Werk # 470080 "Yellow 15" (lost), Fw 190D-9 Werk # 400234 "Black 11" (lost 1/1/45) Wound Badge
Fighter Operational Clasp
MIA 1 January, 1945 during aerial combat in "Black 11" with a Spitfire of RAF No. 308 Sq. near Sinaai. Caldwell states he crashed into a Sinaai Street and a souvenier hunter took his dogtag, and he is buried as an unknown airman in a Sinaai cemetery. Not yet resolved by the German Govt.. WIA 18 March, 1944 during aerial combat in "Yellow 15" with a P-51 W of Ulm. He bailed successfully, but suffered severe injuries. See Heinz in JG-54!!!! Same KIA date and location, different WIA date and AC #.
1900 Schulz, HeinzUffz7/JG-301 (11/44)Fw 190A-9 Werk # 202415 "Yellow 17" (dam 11/26/44)Wound Badge, Fighter Operational ClaspWIA 26 Noveember, 1944; injured in a emergency landing near Meerdorf, cause not reported (C.König).

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